Celebrate a Film Noir Fourth

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Instead of the ritualistic outdoor grilling and reverential filial piety and obeisance to the founding of the American state, this 4th of July holiday delve into the dark and delicious world of film noir (and film gris). Along with the western, this is perhaps the most American of film genres. Here are my favorites, many of which can be viewed online here and here.

5:06 pm on July 2, 2011